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McNeese Radio Presents a Special Live Broadcast of “War of the Worlds”

October 27, 2020

This Halloween, prepare for visitors from another world as McNeese State University’s radio station KBYS 88.3 FM presents a recreation of Orson Welles famous radio play,  “War of the Worlds,” at 6 p.m. Oct. 30, as well as a rebroadcast at 6 p.m. Oct. 31. This special broadcast is a collaboration between McNeese and the…

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Postponed: McNeese Preview Day Goes Virtual

October 6, 2020

Due to the impacts of Hurricane Delta, McNeese State’s Preview Day on Saturday, Oct. 17 has been postponed and will be rescheduled by Admissions & Recruiting for a later date. McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families will be held virtually from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. This event is sponsored…

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McNeese to Host ACT Testing

October 2, 2020

McNeese State University will host multiple administrations of the ACT (American College Test) on Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 25. The last day to register for any of these test dates is Monday, Oct. 5. There are no late fees or late registration options. The ACT is required for TOPS and McNeese admission. High school…

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Agricultural Sciences Students and Alumni Give Back During Hurricane Recovery

September 4, 2020

Students and alumni from McNeese State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences are giving back in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura by preparing and serving free meals to Southwest Louisiana residents. Thanks to a partnership with the Louisiana Pork Producers Association, JBS Pork and Smithfield Foods Inc., McNeese hopes to serve over 2,000 hot meals through…

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McNeese to Hold Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back Week

August 18, 2020

McNeese State University is happily welcoming back new and returning students with a variety of activities set for Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back, now through Aug. 27. Representatives from student organizations, the Greeks, university offices, academic departments and campus ministries will have representatives on campus during the next two weeks to introduce the students to what…

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McNeese Fall 2020 Late Registration Set

August 11, 2020

Students can still register for the fall 2020 semester at McNeese State University online or with their faculty adviser during late registration Aug. 13-18. Classes begin Aug. 17. Students must be admitted to the university and should see an adviser to get their alternate PIN, if required, prior to registration. To register, students can go…

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McNeese 2020 Fall Fee Deadline

August 6, 2020

Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2020 fall classes have until Aug. 11 to pay fees. Fall classes begin Aug. 17. McNeese offers an installment plan for paying tuition and fees that is divided into three payments. Students are required to pay one-third of the total amount plus a $30 processing fee…

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There’s Still Time to Register for McNeese 2020 Fall Semester

August 4, 2020

There’s still time to apply for admission and register for the 2020 regular fall semester at McNeese State University. Registration is currently underway through Aug. 7. The fall class schedule is available online at and all students should see an adviser, if required, to get their alternate PINS prior to registration.   Classes begin…

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McNeese to Hold Virtual Awards Ceremony for Freshmen Scholarship Recipients

May 18, 2020

McNeese State University will hold a virtual awards ceremony Monday, May 18, at 7 p.m. on the university’s Facebook page for incoming freshmen who have received a scholarship. “We’re excited to recognize and welcome our newest Cowboys and Cowgirls from Louisiana and around the nation,” said Dr. Toby Osburn, associate vice president for enrollment management…

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Virtual Commencement Celebration at McNeese Set for May 16

May 13, 2020

McNeese State University will honor its spring graduates with a virtual commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and will be streamed on the university’s Facebook page. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic forced the postponement of traditional spring commencement ceremonies scheduled at McNeese and at other institutions across the nation. “The…

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